Brylcreem Howitzer: Beckham from the Halfway Line

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Date: Saturday 17th August, 1996 Wimbledon: 0 Manchester United: 3 (Cantona, Irwin, Beckham) Attendance: 25,786 The man with the long blonde Brylcreem locks looked up and elegantly clipped the ball over Neil Sullivan’s head and into the Wimbledon keeper’s net, from just a yard inside the United half. A goal which would catapult David Beckham into … Read more

Match Preview: Manchester United vs SL Benfica

Champions League Preview Manchester United

Manchester United welcome SL Benfica at Old Trafford as the Portuguese side travel to England just two weeks after a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Jose Mourinho’s men. United just need to better CSKA Moscow’s result at Basel in order to qualify for the knockout round with two games remaining. Manchester United come into … Read more

Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Tactical Review

Match Analysis Manchester United

Lineups: Manchester United (3-4-1-2): De Gea; Bailly, Smalling, Jones; Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Young; Mkhitaryan; Lukaku, Rashford Tottenham Hotspur (3-5-2): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Aurier, Sissoko, Winks, Eriksen, Davies; Dele, Son Jose Mourinho rolled out a back three for the first time in the Premier League this season, after having deployed the system in the midweek … Read more

Manchester United’s Premier League Roundup

Premier League Review Manchester United

Manchester United went some way to dispel the doubts that had started to creep in after their loss to Huddersfield, with a clinical 1-0 win over Tottenham at Old Trafford. United played a back three and were solid defensively, with David De Gea barely tested in the United goal. Once again, Anthony Martial came off … Read more

Talking Points from Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Talking Points

Anthony Martial came off the bench and scored a late goal as Manchester United defeat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the Premier League. The game was equally fought by both sides, but it was evident that Spurs were missing the injured Kane from the very start. The visitors tested De Gea from distance, and despite the … Read more

Who was Manchester United’s Star Man against Tottenham Hotspur?

Man of the Match

Manchester United had faced a moderately easy start to the season, facing six out of the bottom seven sides in their opening eight league games. Liverpool apart, the fixture list had provided a welcoming return to Premier League action for the Red Devils. Now the real test began against Tottenham Hotspur. Even without Harry Kane, … Read more

United Players Rated from the 1-0 Win over Tottenham

Here’s how the Manchester United players fared in the 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League: De Gea- 6 Had a shaky moment as he collided with Jones and dropped the ball, giving Aurier a serious chance. However, he wasn’t really tested too much and made a couple of routine saves from tame … Read more